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Army vets: Our workshop will build better patriots than NS ‘holiday camp’

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Military veterans NGO Persatuan Patriot Kebangsaan (Patriot) are set to hold a workshop for youths, vowing that it will do a better job of instilling patriotism and unity than the government’s National Service Training Programme (NS).

Its upcoming Youth Leadership and Patriotism Workshop will be facilitated by veterans and retired police officers, who have risked their lives for the country.

Since retiring from the security forces, many of them have also become successful in other fields.

“This dual experience, in uniform and civilian, has made us a special and unique entity...